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Posted by resistgravity | Dec 11, 2014 @ 02:41 PM | 1,646 Views
As 2014 draws to a close, I submit to you my video montage containing clips from most of my FPV flights post-April this year. Covers three states, six cities, and ten flying locations. Includes flights from five different quads and two different fixed-wing aircraft. Enjoy the compilation!

[May - December 2014] FPV Footage (3 min 41 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:47 AM | 2,145 Views
This video is my favorite to date. It includes footage from five different FPV aircrafts, flown in Northeast Tennessee from January 1 to April 27, 2014. All footage recorded with GoPro HD Hero3 Black, post-processed in Sony Vegas Pro 10.

FPV Aircrafts:
> DJI F550 Hexacopter
> Blade 350QX Quadcopter
> Custom Tricopter
> Legit Wing
> Zephyr (54" wing)

[January - April 2014] FPV Footage (5 min 26 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Feb 19, 2014 @ 09:39 AM | 2,360 Views
I took 5 FPV aircraft to the local park yesterday and made it a full afternoon of FPV flying. The video compilation below shows pilot footage, HD footage, and the CRASH into Boone Lake (Orange Rx lockout).

FPV Day - 2014 February 18 (4 min 4 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Feb 03, 2014 @ 03:22 PM | 2,835 Views
Take a flight with me through the snow showers we had this week here in Tennessee.

Snow Days - 2014 January 28/29 (4 min 22 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Jan 07, 2014 @ 09:54 PM | 4,059 Views
Compilation of a few short flights after I finally tuned in the new tricopter (Delrin frame). Videos are capturing nice and smooth, and I'm getting 7-8 minutes on 3S 2200mAh.

New Tricopter Test Flights (3 min 11 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Sep 25, 2013 @ 01:24 PM | 3,118 Views
My multi-rotor fleet:

> DJI F550
> Blade 350QX
> Custom tricopter (T-Copter)
> Blade mQX


Posted by resistgravity | Sep 24, 2013 @ 10:23 AM | 3,867 Views
I threw the coals to my new Blade 350QX, climbed to over 1,000ft pretty quickly. RTH worked perfect. I'm getting close to 8 minutes with GoPro HD Hero3, FPV Tx and FPV Camera payload attached.

Blade 350QX 1000ft Ascent - TN Highway 321 (1 min 54 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Sep 13, 2013 @ 10:41 AM | 3,462 Views
I've upgraded my DJI F550, including new landing gear, a Tarot T-2D gimbal, OSD, and a few other add-ons.

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Posted by resistgravity | Aug 23, 2013 @ 09:20 AM | 3,128 Views
Last night, I made my first visit to the Johnson City Radio Controllers (JCRC) field, and immediately joined their club. I'm looking forward to a lot of flying and socializing with this great group of fellow pilots!

I did an FPV flight at the field with the "T-Copter", which showcases the field, and some large-scale 3D flying that was going on! Check it out!

T-Copter FPV : Johnson City Radio Controllers (2 min 12 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Aug 22, 2013 @ 01:37 PM | 2,747 Views
The T-Copter has quickly become my favorite FPV flyer. Flights feel fluid, and the onboard video turns out silky smooth. Check out my preview video, with much more footage to come!

T-Copter FPV : EGC Hole #2 (3 min 27 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Aug 15, 2013 @ 12:06 PM | 3,135 Views
I have to say, this is probably the best video I've made yet. It encompasses 20 different flights, all onboard the very stable DJI F550. All flights were done first-person-view (FPV) using video goggles. Hope you enjoy!

[April-August 2013] DJI F550 Footage (4 min 48 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Aug 05, 2013 @ 08:23 AM | 3,249 Views
Good morning RC Groups! Over the weekend, I made a montage of footage from my trips to Folly Beach, SC. Pretty proud of this one!

Enjoy!

Folly Beach 2013 Footage (4 min 20 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Jul 17, 2013 @ 09:05 PM | 3,519 Views
My latest project - revamping the FPV Raptor with all new gear. I made a rough schematic to get my thoughts down.

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Posted by resistgravity | Jul 10, 2013 @ 12:09 AM | 2,891 Views
My girlfriend snapped a picture of me flying the T-Rex 700E a few days ago.
Posted by resistgravity | May 22, 2013 @ 09:25 AM | 3,269 Views
We had a major storm roll through our area last night, but just before it hit, I threw the Radian up with the GoPro and was able to capture this incredible lightning strike!

Johnson City, TN


Posted by resistgravity | May 18, 2013 @ 02:08 PM | 4,183 Views
A nice, smooth ride through the mountains onboard the DJI F550.

DJI F550 on I-26 :: May 16, 2013 (2 min 22 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Mar 29, 2013 @ 04:22 PM | 5,981 Views
The latest addition to the fleet: the DJI F550!

I purchased this from Anselmo here on RCG, and with his great help I was able to get everything up and running pretty quickly! It's windy today, so no real test flight yet - just a quick hover. Tomorrow is supposed to be calm, so hopefully I'll have some onboard footage up soon!


Posted by resistgravity | Mar 15, 2013 @ 09:40 AM | 3,705 Views
So I made this video a while back, but just decided to publish it. I was going to go back and change the music, but ended up leaving it as-is. I'm a fan of the song, but you may not be Hope you guys like it!

This is the ParkZone Icon A5 flying on Watauga Lake in Butler, TN.

Icon A5 Watauga Lake (3 min 52 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Mar 07, 2013 @ 09:20 AM | 3,342 Views
My friend Brian (profile) and I went flying on Monday evening, and I caught a great video of him flying the Stryker F-27Q. Two close calls with the trees and then a very strange malfunction make for a crazy landing! Make sure you see the end. We're still not sure if it was radio interference or maybe a servo acting up. It just started spiraling!

Enjoy!

Stryker Madness! (3 min 12 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Feb 21, 2013 @ 09:08 PM | 3,802 Views
Took the Stryker out for a night flight this evening.